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>> you are watching wbal tv 11. >> live, local, latebreaking. this is wbal-tv 11 news at noon. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> good afternoon. police are searching for a peeping tom in howard county who has already victimized two women, capturing months of footage. jennifer franciotti has that story. >> police have the suspects in its caught on camera and they are hoping someone will recognize him.
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police want you to take a good look at this man. images were captured when he installed cameras inside bedrooms. >> he entered the apartment multiple times and each time capturing his own image on video. >> one of the victims called police immediately. no one seems to know how this man ended up getting inside their condo. >> the women have not been able to identify the suspect for us, and our investigators have done research into recent contractors and maintenance workworkers in e area. >> people who live in this community are concerned. >> that is obviously a little scary and it makes you question the security in the community. just go to our web site if you would like to see a picture of
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the suspect. you can see it all there on our home page. >> a 21-year-old anne arundel county man faces 124 counts of animal cruelty. officers carried out various animals including a python, turtles, a baby, and a host of dogs and cats. some animals on the property were dead. taylor insists he spent his days caring for the animals. a murder suspect is back in baltimore county take. the 31-year-old is accused of killing his grandparents in their home last month. they were both in their 80's. their bodies were found after a neighbor was unable to contact them. he now faces a two counts of
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first-degree murder. a pair of police officers now face criminal charges for allegedly attacking a suspect in police custody. the officers faced several charges including second-degree assault. they are accused of attacking a drug suspect after he attempted to flee from authorities. both men have been suspended since the incident. jury deliberations are set to begin at any minute now in the trial of two police officers charged with beating a university of maryland student. they maintain the officers were trying to control the rowdy crowd during a post-basketball celebration. they face second-degree assault and misconduct charges in the videotaped beating of student john mckenna. the police department is morning
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one of their officers killed in a three-car crash in clinton. officer kevin bowden was killed after his cruiser crashed into a utility pole. police say he was a six-year veteran of the force and leaves behind a 10-year-old son and a four-year old daughter. this is the second time in three months that an officer has been killed in a traffic accident. >> taking a look at the satellite radar. you can see the brighter spots, clouds from the bay eastward. that is helping to take up temperatures a little bit. we are striving for a few more
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70's. what happens over the weekend? we'll talk about the insta- weather forecast coming up in just a minute. >> members of the maryland clergy community continue weighing in on marriage the quality. ministers of various faiths gathered to explain why they support the passage of the civil marriage protection act as a law. they say it is about equal rights. not religious freedom. >> it will protect and strengthen our families. i am voting for question 6 for lesbian and gay couples and their families. >> this is not a religious question but a question of fairness and equality. anyone who has read the law
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knows that question six has some of the strongest religious protections in the country. >> a similar gathering was also held thursday in silver spring. the candidates return to their fears campaign rhetoric after last night. tracy potts has this story. >> what are we doing here? [laughter] >> lots of laughs at this charity dinner in new york last night. >> i was really well rested. >> big bird did not even see it coming. >> gauging the first lady's reaction to both debates. >> do you know which debate was which? [laughter] >> but no jokes about the latest polls. president obama leading iowa and
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wisconsin. today the president is in virginia, governor romney is in florida, and they're running mate are exchanging words on the campaign trail. >> you had unfortunately the bullets ran to you. [laughter] >> president obama said he cannot change washington from the inside. isn't that why we elect presdients? >> this weekend the candidate go back to study for their final debate. >> coming up, the boy scouts of america open hundreds of files on suspected or known child abusers. plus, police are in a standoff outside a hotel
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>> the boy scouts of america opened hundreds of files they kept on a known or suspected child abusers after attorneys fought to make the files public. they decal 1247 cases of the abusers and possible abusers collected between 1965 and 1985.
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the organization apologized to victims for not doing more but insists it keeps the files from returning tousers the organization. emergency officials say several people were hurt in an accident that involved nine cars. a female bus driver was taken to the hospital in serious condition. police are still investigating what caused that accident. a man that killed his ex-wife's boyfriend is in a standoff with police in tulsa. police evacuated part of the motel this morning. they believe he is holed up inside one of the rooms after he allegedly shot his ex-wife's boyfriend yesterday evening. officers were still outside the
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hotel. still to come on 11 news at noon, report cards are out. >> a southerly breeze and some sun breaks are producing sound mild temperatures today. we will talk about the insta- weather plus forecast
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♪ >> mta is putting its passengers on notice. starting this week, your conversations on the bus could be recorded. officials announced thursday that audio systems have been installed in 10 buses.
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agency officials plan to expand the system to have its fleet next summer to battle safety concerns. >> our goal is to use every tool that is legal to us within our means to try to resolve crimes. we think this is just another tool in the toolbox that our police department can use to help resolve incidents where there is an altercation between an operator and a passenger. >> the aclu opposes the new system, saying it violates passenger privacy rights. the audio recordings do not violate the state wiretapping laws. all commuters can celebrate some good news when it comes to gas prices. we have officially entered the seasonal slide when gas prices start to decline.
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the national average has already fallen for 10 straight days. analysts predict prices will drop five to 15 cents each week for the next three weeks. >> now, your e 11 insta-weather plus forecast with john collins. >> a rough night last night with some pretty good thunderstorms. what we are seeing here is the satellite and radar, three hours worth in this loop. rain is slowly pulling out of the area. a small area of shower activity on the eastern shore. it is shrinking. we're seeing more breaks in the clouds. these brighter spots are shifting to the east as well. there is drier air behind it. the sun is beginning to warm things up a little bit. let's look at the rain from last night. 0.6 of an inch of rain has been
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measured. at the airport, less than 0.1 of an inch. the radar estimates show that upwards to an inch in parts of baltimore county, howard county, and hartford county. another band out in parts of carroll county and frederick county. in general, about a third of an inch to a half of an inch. the rain has done a number on the pollen count. it was not very high yesterday. everything is now in the low range of. even baltimore has dropped off. temperatures, a cold front coming in and the warmest temperatures breaking to the south of us. behind the cold front, the winds are from the southwest.
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the coolest air we see, these dark green shades out in far western maryland where temperatures have only risen into the 50's. these brightest clads still producing a few little showers to the west of laws. here is the front still trying to get across the bay. it is becoming increasingly less likely that a rainshower will pop up. we will still be -- the storm will still be in the great lakes tomorrow. we could get an impulse from it but it is not very likely. we have a fairly dry forecast going into the weekend. our temperatures are beginning to climb into the low 70's. this mixture of sun and clouds. a chance for a brief shower is
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possible but not very likely. a little stronger on the eastern shore. a small craft advisory is out on the day. insta-weather futurecast shows a chance of a little isolated or brief small shower or sprinkle could pop up tomorrow afternoon but the chance is diminishing. the computer models indicate saturday and sunday should be by and large dry but something could crop up isolated. it will be cool on sunday for the ravens-texans game. here is our forecast. we will be in the low 70's today. only in the mid 60's saturday and sunday. next week, back into the 70's. >> seasonal influenza officially
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hits maryland. the department of health and mental hygiene has just announced four flu cases. one child had to be hospitalized but now all four are doing well. howard county public schools earn an a + on the report card as schools all across the country prepare to celebrate national school lunch week. howard county is the second healthiest district in the nation. the schools that earned high marks served fresh fruit, low- fat they jeez, and diet drinks. bulls, andthat's the diet drinks. when it comes to keeping your children healthy, but by it are probably not high on your list of concerns, but some could bring a lifetime of health
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concerns. >> it was the summer of 20008. jane just graduated from law school and was busy studying. to busy to worry about the first time something was wrong. >> my knee got red. it looked like a bruce. it was underneath the skin. >> she blamed it on a previous stress fracture but hurt physical therapist knew better. >> he said you need to go to the emergency room. >> doctors suspected a spider bite. she was given antibiotics but her leg kept getting worse. >> the initial surgery was just to cut out the dead tissue. it was on the side of my knee. they cut down to the lining of the bone. >> the spider that bit her is called a brown recluse, about the size of a quarter.
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doctors believe she was bitten washy slhile she slept. doctors noticed a fresh bite mark on her other leg. >> my entire leg had swelled up. >> this time the damage was much worse. >> so much of my tissue was gaunt. >> she was in the hospital for weeks. >> at that point, there was nothing left to my leg. >> now four years later, she has endured over 20 surgery's, 50 units of blood, and has moved back to michigan to be closer to her family and her medical bills? >> over $1 million. >> she has preserve the. g1 everyone to know a spider bite is nothing to take lightly. >> coming up next, your maryland
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midday pick 3 and pick 4 lottery numbers. first, a look at how
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>> breaking news. hubbard county police tell 11 news they have made an arrest in the peeping tom case that we told you about earlier.
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officers arrested a 42-year-old last night and charged him with multiple counts of burglary. we will have the latest on the late breaking developments tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. coming up tonight, 15,000 pages of once top-secret documents expose a child abuse allegations in the boy scouts of america. a number of those cases have been the right here in maryland. it is been one year since a young man was found shot to death in a car. a $50,000 challenge. why the ftc has a reward on the table. now your maryland midday pick 3 and pick 4 lottery numbers. >> the maryland lottery celebrates purple friday all season long. >> happy purple friday. go, ravens. it is time per your pick
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3numbers. we have an 8 for starters. that is a 7. your final number is a 3. 8, 7, 3. your pick 4 in just a moment. now our drawing official has your pick 4 numbers. got a 7. followed by a 3. the next number is 4. last number for your pick 4 game is a 2. 7, 3, 4, 2. the maryland lottery -- let yourself play! >> one last check of the forecast. >> some bricks of sunshine this afternoon. cooler over the weekend. maybe something isolated
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saturday. warmer next week. >> nice to see hundred and eighty million dollars for maryland schools. that's a lot of money. my classroom. games and a new casino for maryland. million more for education every year. the money goes where it's supposed to. it's the law. this is about our kids. this is about better schools. seven. i'm voting for question seven. i'm voting for question seven. [ male announcer ] this commercial is not about getting fios. it's about getting fios. that moment after you finally got it that you actually get it. when you see up close
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